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Questions - Patriot vs. Citizen - May 29-30, 2011

Why Politics? 43% Say for Positive Change, 43% to Fend Off Government
57% Would Rather Be Called Good Citizen Than A Patriot
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National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted May 29-30, 2011

By Rasmussen Reports

 

1* Would you rather be called a Patriot or a Good Citizen?

 

 

2* Is being a Patriot the same as being a Good Citizen?

 

 

3* In terms of being a good citizen, is it more important to do volunteer work for church and community organizations or is it more important to get involved in politics and political campaigns?

 

 

4* What is more likely to bring about the kind of change that is needed in the United States—volunteer activities and organizations or new government programs and policies?

 

 

5*  Why do most Americans get involved in politics – to help make the country better or to protect themselves from what government might do?

 

 

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence